Person:Nancy Friend (2)

Nancy Ann Friend
  1. Eleanor Friend
  2. Joseph Friend1741 - 1806
  3. Nancy Ann Friendbef 1748 - 1829
  4. Mary Friend
  5. Banner Friendbef 1769 - bef 1793
m. bef 1766
  1. Elizabeth Friend Ashcraftabt 1766 - aft 1820
  2. Daniel Ashcraft1768 - 1849
  3. Mary Ashcraftabt 1772 -
  4. Susannah Ashcraftabt 1773 - 1839
  5. John W. Ashcraft1779 - 1846
  6. Nancy Ashcraftabt 1780 - bef 1805
  7. Eleanor Ashcraftabt 1782 - bef 1806
  8. Jacob Ashcraftabt 1785 - 1829
Facts and Events
Name Nancy Ann Friend
Gender Female
Birth[1] bef 1748? Fayette County, Pennsylvania
Marriage bef 1766 Fayette County, Pennsylvania(?)(at this date, southwest Pennsylvania was considered part of Virginia, but no marriage record has been located in the surviving records of Yohogania County)
to Jediah Ashcraft
Will[2] 21 Apr 1812 Nolin, Hardin County, Kentucky
Death? 1829 Nolin, Hardin County, Kentucky(early in the year)
Probate[2] 6 Apr 1829 Hardin County, Kentucky

Will of Nancy Ann (Friend) AshcraftS2

In the Name of God, Amen.

I Nancy Ashcraft of Nolin Hardin County and state of Kentucky, being sound in health, both of body and mind, thanks to mighty God for the same, do make and publish this my Last Will and Testament, hereby revoking and annulling all former and other wills by me made. I will and bequeath unto my faithful and obedient Son, Jacob Ashcraft, all my worldly goods, both real and personal, as also the Debts to whatever amount they may be, which are now or may hereafter come due to me, excepting one bed, bedding, which I hereby will and bequeath to my granddaughter, Elizabeth Walters, daughter of Andrew Walters of Nolin aforesaid. I do hereby appoint my said Son, Jacob Ashcraft, to be my sole Executor of this my Last Will and Testament, to whom I commit the care of my burial, to be condoned in a christian manner, and the expences thereof my son aforesaid is to defray. And now I commit Soul into the hands of my maker from whom I received it and my body to the earth from whence it sprung.

Signed and Sealed by me this twenty first day of April, One Thousand eight hundred and twelve.

[signed] Nancy [her X mark] Ashcraft {SEAL}

Signed and Sealed in presence of us John Ashcraft Elisha Adams Joseph K. Patrick

At a Court began and held for Hardin County at the Court house in Elizabethtown on Monday the 6th day of April, 1829, the within Instrument of writing purporting to be the Last Will and Testament of Nancy Ashcraft, deceased, was produced, and John Ashcraft, one of the subscribing witnesses, appeared in court & made oath that the said Nancy Ashcraft, signed sealed and published the same as her Last Will and Testament in his presence & that he believes she was in her perfect mind and memory at the time of doing the same. Also that he subscribed his name in her presence & in the presence of the other subscribing witnesses and that Elisha Adams & Joseph Kirkpatrick, the other subscribing witnesses, subscribed their names in his presence and in the presence of the Testator & that Joseph Kirkpatrick is now dead. It was ordered that said will be recorded and the same is established. Whereupon I have truly recorded the same this 13th day of April, 1829.

[signed] Saml. Haycraft, Clk.

  1. Neal, Martha Ashcraft. The Ashcraft Family: Descendants of Daniel Ashcraft. (Baltimore, Maryland: Gateway Press, 1994).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hardin, Kentucky, United States. Wills, Book D, p. [not numbered].